Town of Tonawanda Police

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April 07, 2019 - 7:50 pm
Tonawanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - Town of Tonawanda Police are investigating a dangerous false 911 call that had police rushing to respond to a reported shooting incident inside a town home. Police responded to an address on Princeton Avenue Sunday at approximately 4:30pm on a report of a possible shooting...
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March 26, 2019 - 6:09 am
Tonawanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two Town of Tonawanda Paramedics are accused of stealing prescription drugs from the drug deposit container located in Town of Tonawanda Police Headquarters. The two paramedics were arrested Friday night by Town of Tonawanda Police on suspicion of criminal possession of a...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Police in a number of communities are searching for a serial robber. They say the person is responsible for 11, including two Monday. Police from the Town of Tonawanda, Amherst, Niagara Falls, Village of Kenmore, and Niagara County Sheriff’s Department are working in a...
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February 18, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) The Town of Tonawanda Police say SWAT team operations have been temporarily suspended. Last Wednesday, operations were suspended. "We will be reconstituting the full SWAT Team this coming year when we can fully get our SWAT Team to minimum manpower standards. In the interim, we...
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Tom Puckett
February 13, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A Town of Tonawanda Police officer has been suspended after the chief says the officer violated professional conduct standards after a January crash. On January 19th, 2019 at approximately 11:50 p.m., Officer Howard Scholl while off-duty and operating his privately owned...
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Tom Puckett
January 25, 2019 - 11:45 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Town of Tonawanda Police are investigating a bank robbery Friday morning. Police say a man trying to conceal his identity entered the Key Bank on Niagara Falls Boulevard around 10:15am and demanded cash. The unknown male fled on foot from the bank and left with an undetermined...
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Tom Puckett
January 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) An off duty Town of Tonawanda Police officer is charged with Drunk driving in North Tonawanda. Police reports say this happened over the weekend when Lt. Corey Flatau was arrested after his car veered across Nash Road and struck a mailbox. Police say Flatau fell onto his...
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September 17, 2018 - 11:21 am
Tonawanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - Town of Tonawanda Police have identifed the victim struck and killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night. Police say 40 year old Amy Gutierrez from the Town of Tonawanda was walking across the tracks just before 7pm when she was fatally struck. Gutierrez was pronounced dead...
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Tom Puckett
June 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Town of Tonawanda Police say they have located Adam M. Jones, a 12 year old male from the Town of Tonawanda. He was reported missing since being last seen in the area of Kenney Field (Brighton and Colvin) Wednesday evening. Police say the 12 year old boy is safe.
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Tom Puckett
May 30, 2018 - 12:15 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Town of Tonawanda Police say three teens are under arrest after a weekend robbery. Police say an 18 year old victim told them he was in the backyard of a house on Bathurst Saturday night with three other males when one of them lifted up his shirt displayed what appeared to be a...
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